SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE AND DEMOLITION
TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Section I. SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
e. Fasten the packages that contain the cable
5-1. Dissassembly and Repacking of
assembly and the technical manuals to the
Prepare the power supply for repacking for
shipment and limited storage as follows:
a. Place the AC ON-OFF switch at OFF.
Normally, repackaging the power supply for
shipment or limited storage will be performed
b. Remove the two dc leads that connect the
at a packaging facility or by a repackaging
power supply output to other equipment.
team. If emergency packaging is required, se-
c. Disconnect the ac cable.
lect the materials from those listed in SB
d. Wrap the technical manual in wrapping
38-100. Package the equipment in accordance
paper and secure it with pressure-sensitive
as possible with the available materials.
Section II. DEMOLITION OF MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
a. Smash. Smash the electronic parts, meters
5-3. Authority for Demolition
and controls, and cabinet.
Demolition of the equipment will be accom-
plished only upon order of the commander. Use
b. Cut. Cut the wiring and cabling of the
the destruction procedures outlined in para-
graph 5-4 to prevent further use of the equip
c. Burn. Burn the spare parts and the tech-
nical manuals covering the equipment.
5-4. Methods of Destruction
Warning: Be extremely careful with explo-
The tactical situation and time available will
sives and incendiary devices. Use these items
determine the method to be used when destruc-
only when the need is urgent.
tion of equipment is ordered. In most cases, it
is preferable to completely demolish some por-
tions of the equipment rather than partially
destroy all the equipment components. Spare
e. Dispose. Bury or scatter destroyed parts,
parts should be destroyed with the same thor-
including spare parts.
oughness as the basic equipment.